She had this proposal of what women should be in the United States, and she fought for it until there was change History reveals the struggles women underwent without notice and how it took decades, no centuries to get to where we are today. However, today women still fight for equality in wages, gender roles, and sexual harassment in the workplace. It may have started with women’s right, but now we have expanded to other topics which implies why Women’s March was created for, which is the purpose to “stand together for human rights, civil liberties, and social justice for all”. In addition, the past reflects how society has transformed and still thrives on a change to be fair, unbiased, and impartial. Not only have women learn from history on how to make a difference in today’s’ culture, but it has influenced other minority communities to stand up like LGBT, immigrants and the
Addams was a very big feminist and wrote many books, said many speeches and led many strikes so women would be equal as men, “‘I do not believe that women are better than men. We have not wrecked, nor corrupted legislature, nor done many unholy things that men have done; but then we must remember that we have not had the chance.’- Jane Addams.” (weebly.com). This quote showed how much she believed in equality for all, even for the smallest things. Addams also fought for the improvement of education and so everyone could get free education. She was even on the Chicago Board of Education to help her make this difference for America.
She uses example of her grandmother to illustrate the gender inequalities that were present women. "Gielie," as her grandmother was called, set high standards for the next female generation of her family education was emphasized, extracurricular activities were encouraged, and being successful was necessary. Sandberg uses statistics to show that highly trained women are drooping out of the workplace at a rapid place because of the fear they have their male opponents. She also focuses on the absence of ambition among females in the labor pool and why women in today 's culture are fearful of being ambitions. Factors that cause a so called "leadership ambition gap" are discussed along with why women feel devalued within a professional
This meant she was seen as a huge feminist and wrote many books, said many speeches and led many strikes so women would be equal as men, “‘I do not believe that women are better than men. We have not wrecked, nor corrupted legislature, nor done many unholy things that men have done; but then we must remember that we have not had the chance.’- Jane Addams.” (weebly.com). This quote showed how much she believed in equality for all, even for the smallest things. Addams also fought for the improvement of education and so everyone could get a free education. She was even on the Chicago Board of Education to help her make this difference for America.
Shirley Chisholm became the first African American woman elected in the U.S. Congress and run for president as a Democratic candidate. Despite losing the presidential nomination Shirley Chisolm continued to be inspiration for young African American women across the United States. Chisholm was a great orator that used her voice to improve racial inequality and women rights for all Americans. Her speech given on the floor of the House of Representatives in 1968 will forever immortalize Shirley Chisholm’s dedication to improving human rights. The use of fallacies throughout her speech were used to captivate her audience and bring attention to the injustice that was going on in America.
Anzaldua would read and paint instead of ironing clothes for her sibling while Kingston would refuse to cook and when forced to clean she would break a dish or two. Anzadula in her rebellion against these cultures proposes that a woman could turn to education and career as a fourth path; a path that Kingston herself chose to take; a path that eventually made them liberal to talk against the silence and border that the culture places them in their
She was dissatisfied with herself and the role she was playing in her home and wondered if other women in her situation had felt the same way. Later on, Friedan surveyed the young women that were attending Smith college at the time. Her research and results formed the basis on what The Feminine Mystique had taken note of and brought its attention to. As sexual discrimination and gender roles began to grow in the minds of the young generation of homemakers and working men, The Feminine Mystique initiated a social revolution. Betty Friedan had written her greatest work, The Feminine Mystique, which became a manifesto of change in post-war society, had brought up “the problem that had no name”, and resulted in the National Organization of Women: they all were part of the first steps towards the end of sexism and an advancement in the women’s movement during the mid 20th century.
Most importantly the fact that she when on a new path and chose the right on. It is sort of like this quote by Anna Taylor, “Some people arrive and make such an impact on your life, you could barely remember what life was like without them.” They are inspired by the fact that Ruby Bridges had the courage to stand up to something of discrimination. She had shown us through her school, home, and friends. Which is really enlightening. She stood up for what she believed was a good cause and ended up to the government disassembling the wall between blacks and whites.
Imagine growing up in eleven different foster homes, while getting harassed in many ways by your foster parents. Just to grow up to become one of the world’s biggest sex icons. That is what Marilyn Monroe went through to become who she was. Marilyn Monroe was most famous for her body and how she became an icon but she was more than just a pretty face. To understand how she became this amazing women, you must take a look into her early life, her greatest achievements, along with her rise to fame, and how she made an impact on so many people 's lives.
The level of education she has received also makes her different than Ruth, in that she believes that education is the key to success, and the route out of the life that was expected of a woman during the 1950’s. Her reaction to Walter’s remark “Who the hell told you you had to be a doctor? If you so crazy ‘bout messing with sick people—then go be a nurse like other women—or just get married and be quiet” (Hansberry, 13), exposes her anger towards the female stereotype, and her desire to not be categorized as part of it. Acknowledging the difficulties of becoming a doctor and her racial disadvantages she continues to pursue